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Final Project Guidelines

Assignment 4 (final project), 25 % As the culminating assignment of the course, this project asks you to consider the ways in which various media–images, video, audio, etc.–can be used to make arguments or to enrich written arguments. You will … Continue reading

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Assignment 3 Guidelines

Assignment 3, 900 words, 15 % Due: Monday, April 16 In “The Dawn of the Postliterate Age,” Patrick Tucker argues that the written word “is itself a form of technology” and that the “information age” poses a threat to the … Continue reading

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Assignment 2 Guidelines

Assignment 2: 1200 words, 15 %, due Wednesday, March 14 This assignment asks you to consider the role of an audience not just as readers or listeners, but as active participants in a dialogue between reader and writer. For this … Continue reading

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Assignment 1 Guidelines

Assignment 1, 1200 words, due Wednesday, February 15, 15 % This assignment asks you to apply the rhetorical strategies we have studied together thus far in the course. Locate a written argument–an editorial, a review of a film, book, television … Continue reading

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